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HS Sports: Tulelake advances to sectional title, 4A Play-ins this weekend

TULELAKE, Calif. — The Tulelake soccer team will play for a sectional championship on Saturday. The Honkers defeated Paradise Adventist 1-0 in the NSCIF semifinals yesterday and will travel to face Mt. Shasta in the title game on Saturday at noon. Tulelake soccer junior Maurilia Gonzalez OSAA 4A Soccer Play-in Off a 5-1 victory on...
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Oregon Tech Round-up: Final volleyball home matches, Hoops preview

The Oregon Tech Lady Owls are on the road for three games in four days, starting tonight at Holy Names (5:15 p.m. – The Sports Legend, ESPN 960). OIT opened the season with a 100-89, double overtime victory over NCAA Div. II Humboldt State last weekend and will see two more NCAA opponents with...
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Calm before Oregon-Stanford hype

Apologies to the eight Pac-12 teams playing this trick-or-treat week, but this slate of games really is a light murmur before the hype volume is turned up to 11 next week.  The conference’s two highest-ranked teams — No. 2 Oregon and No. 5 Stanford — are not only off this week, they square off...
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USC enters OSU’s house of horror

LOS ANGELES — The only thing that could have been more ominous for the USC Trojansfacing a Friday night in forbidding Reser Stadium against the Oregon State Beavers would have been to have the game moved up one day to coincide with Halloween.  You can have your House on Haunted Hill, The Legend of Hell House and...
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Stock to be offered in Vernon Davis

Fantex Brokerage Services, a company that earlier this month announced its intention to sell shares of Arian Foster‘s future earnings, will announce Thursday that it hopes to do the same with San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis. Fantex CEO Buck French told ESPN.com that the company will now have the rights to 10 percent of Davis’ earnings,...
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Trail Blazers-Nuggets Preview

The Denver Nuggets and Portland Trail Blazers each ended last season in disappointing fashion, and the 2013-14 campaign hasn’t exactly gotten off to a rousing start, either. Both teams will look to bounce back from season-opening losses as Denver seeks a 10th straight home victory over Portland on Friday night. The Nuggets won a franchise-record 57 games before...
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HS Scores: Hosanna one game away from volleyball state finals

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Hosanna Christian volleyball team defeated New Hope Christian 25-14, 25-14, 25-15 in the opening round of the OSAA 1A Volleyball State Championship. The victory advances the Lions to a Saturday road match with St. Paul, which had an opening round bye. The winner moves on to the final site...
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Oregon Tech fall sports make playoff push

The 2013 fall sports season is winding down and the Oregon Tech women’s soccer team is the first to play this weekend in an effort to push toward the playoffs. OIT will play at Northwest on Thursday afternoon at 3 p.m. in Kirkland, Wash. The Owls trail Northwest by one game in the win...
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Blazers lose opener to Phoenix

PHOENIX — The double-point guard backcourt got off to a fast start for the Phoenix Suns and sent Jeff Hornacek away a winner in his first game as an NBA coach. Goran Dragic scored 26 points and Eric Bledsoe added 22, leading the Phoenix Suns to a 104-91 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers...
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49ers: No trade, no shock

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Now that weather in England has permitted me to return home from covering the San Francisco 49ers’ week in London, let’s take a look at a couple of developments (or lack thereof) Tuesday.  No trade: The 49ers were connected to every receiver available this year. But, as expected, they did not...
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